Microsoft’s Desktop Optimization Pack includes two virtualisation tools, one for Windows itself and one for individual applications. what is involved with setting these up, and what are the benefits and downsides?
Snow Leopard finally promises native Exchange connectivity for Mac users; here’s how to make it manageable.
Reselling services represent a significant – and growing – part of the business for many IT consultants. Margins on IT hardware, and to a lesser extent, software, have fallen steadily. The fees that can be charged for higher-value work, such as code customisation and application testing, have also come under pressure, not least because of competition from suppliers in markets such as India or Eastern Europe and Russia.
Encryption is at the top of the business agenda following a spate of embarrassing data breaches. How can you design and implement encryption systems to suit your customers’ needs without making life harder all round?
Skip the traffic and use cloud services to proactively support clients without leaving your office.
If you’re using Active Directory and Group Policies to administer computers on customer networks, suggest they adopt Internet Explorer 8 to get more than 100 new Group Policies that you can use to maintain a stable configuration.
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